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, california to protest the failed shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. it was just a week thoog the teenager was shot and killed bay county sheriff who saw lopez holding a pellet gun that resembled an a.k. 47 rival. >> two sonoma county deputies saw lopez what they saw was a rifle. the officers allegely repeated asked to drop the weapon and when he turned to face the officers the deputy shot the boy seven times. the parents and the community of andy lopez are frustrated over the shooting. they say it didn't have to happen. and they brought that frustration to a rally this week where they carried sign where they said we are andy lopez. the whole damn system has to die. to talk about this i spoke with ramon gallindo. i asked him what protestors think -- excuse me -- could or should have been done to prevent this incident. >> well, this community in santa rosa in northern california is in a state of shock after the shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. the deputy thought he was in danger and the community was in danger when he saw andy lopez's toy gun. he done know it was a toy gun at the time be
addison nome ma county teenager. his lawyer spoke with abc7 news today. 13-year-old andy lopez was carrying a toy gun that looked real when the officer opened fire. deputy eric goalhouse's lawyer says he feels terrible about the loss of the young man but he believes he had no other option but to fire his weapon. vic lee in the newsroom with more for us. vick? >> reporter: abc7 news has learned that andy lopez's family has filed claim against sonoma county and the sheriff's office. here it s it was just filed today. now, the county has six months to either accept it or reject it. if that happens, the family would most likely file a lawsuit. the claimant is andy lopez mother. the claim says the 13-year-old was killed unjustifiably and charges that the sheriff's office failed to develop adequate training policies for the use of lethal force. it does not specify an amount for damages. deputy goalhouse has been placed on paid administrative leave during the investigation. >> we feel for the loss of this young man's life. he
for 13-year-old andy lopez and a fair investigation. they are more angry than ever learning about what happened the afternoon of the shooting. a santa rosa police lieutenant confirmed it was ten seconds between when erick gelhaus reported there was a person with a gun and when the deputy reported shots fired. >> i have teenagers. this is hurt will. >> he yelled at the subject twice to drop the weapon and he did not do that but he turned to face the deputies. >> erick gelhaus fired when the muzzle was pointed at him. he thought it was an ak-47 but we know it was a pellet gun. erick gelhaus fired eight times and hit by seven bullets. the police want to be transparent with the community which is why they are releasing the news of the investigation. >> san jose police chief is calling for a meeting with recruits in latest move to prevent new officers from leaving the force. this is after revelations that half of the latest police academy graduate class is considering positions elsewhere. five graduates have left and some city leaders suggest plans including the possibility of charges new o
county deputy who shot and killed 13-year old andy lopez last week in santa rosa. the deputy has been been identified as 48-year-old erick gelhaus. a 24-year veteran of the sheriff's office. he is also a field training officer and firearms instructor. he and another deputy were on patrol when they spotted lopez with what turned out to be a replica a-k-47. several agencies are investigating - including the f.b.i. but it's gelhaus' own words that are putting his actions >> in an article he wrote in swat magazine back in november 2008, he said -- "today is the day you may need to kill someone in order to go home. somebody needs to be in charge, so make a decision." >> and in the same article, he said "when you are caught in an ambush, you need to make your decisions immediately and carry them out just as quickly. you need to shut down the bad guys who initiated the ambush so that you can go home." >> hundreds of people are expected to march through downtown santa rosa tuesday afternoon to protest the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old andy lopez by sonoma county sheriff's deputy erick gelha
shooting of a 13-year-old boy. andy lopez was shot by the sonoma county sheriff deputy last week. katie marzullo will have new information on the shooting at the top of the hour. >> the couple killed while walking theiring do by a suspected drunk driver will be layed to rest today. the private funeral for the singh's is held in hayward. >> four, the state public utility commission is set to vote today on new safety rules for bart and other transit agencies. it is in response to the october 19 accident that killed two bart workers inspecting tracks. the new rules would affect san francisco's muni and the transportation authority. >> number five, the boston red sox are the world series champs finishing out the cardinals game six at home, 6-1, with ortiz named the m.v.p. the third win in the last decade. >> we starting off clear and cool this morning but i have a halloween treat with warm weather on the way. i will tell you what it will be like when you head out this evening and cooler weather this weekend in the seven-day outlook. >> speak of treats, on the bay bridge toll plaza traffic i
the shootng death of 13-year old andy lopez santa rosa police say a witness who was in the area heard sheriff deputy erick gelhaus order lopez twice to drop what he believed was an ak-47 rifle twice. and gelhaus himself said he knows he yelled at least once to lopez to drop the rifle. but gelhaus said he is unsure whether he identified himself as a sheriff's deputy. police also say lopez was wearing a hooded sweatshirt but his hood was down. lopez was also not wearing andy headphones or earbuds. also, police say a second deputy was with gelhaus in the car, but by the time the second deputy got out of the car, the subject was engaged and the threat was the teenager charged with saw trying to shoot a romantic rival and stealing the lamborghini of celebrity chef guy fieri was found guilit in marin county. 19 year old max wade was found guilty of one count of premeditated attempted murder for firing shots into a pick up truck in april of 2012. he was also found guilty of auto theft and posession of stolen property in connection with the 2011 theft of a lamborghini belonging to celebrity chef guy
information about the shooting death of 13 year- old andy lopez. santa rosa police a witness who was in the area heard sheriff's deputy erick gelhaus order twice. order lopez to drop that that-what he believed was an ak-47 rifle twice. and the sheriff himself said he knows he yelled at least once to lopez to drop the rifle. but this year said he isn't sure whether he identified himself as a sheriff's deputy. police also said lopez was when a hooded sweatshirt but his foot was down. lopez was also not wearing andy--any headphones or your butts. also police say second that he was with gelhaus in the car, but by the time the second deputy got out of a car, the subject was engaged in the threat was neutralized. opening night at oracle reno and the warriors are off to a great start. kla--arena. -- klay thompson scored a career high 38 points in a spectacular shooting performance in golden state whipped the and los angeles 8 lakers won 25-94. thompson finished 15 of 19 from the floor including 5 of 7 from three-point range to lead the warriors to the runway when. golden state led by 19
and killed 13-year-old andy lopez. told investigators he did not remember if he identified himself as an officer before he shot lopez. lopez was holding a bb gun that looked like an ak 47 assault rifle. deputies thought it was a real gun and feared for his life. >>> earlier this week told you about massive backlog of weapons. ktvu is there as officers try to reduce that backlog one case at a time. >> you knew you were supposed to turn them over to authorities. >> i have no comment. get that out of my face. >> recently the homes of special agents went door to door. some of the surprising places they found illegally owned guns and what needs to change to clear up that backlog. all part of an exclusive special report tonight at 10:00 news. >> halloween night planes the streets will be packed with trick or treaters and that has law enforcement agencies stepping up their efforts. joins us live from a spooky looking. >> reporter: good morning. it's finally light outside . but earlier when it was darker, this house was very impressive with all of its glow in the dark spider webs, skeleton
't have it on? it would be the exact same thing that 13-year-old andy lopez was carrying when his was killed by police. his did not have the orange tip at the end of the barrel. in a moment we'll talk about the case with former nypd detective harry halk. dan simon will remind you what this story is all about. >> reporter: classmates and friends of 13-year-old andy lopez carried his casket into the santa rosa church for his funeral. his drought parents seen entering the service which was filled to capacity. classmates remember lopez fondly. >> andy was a nice person. he would always make you smile and laugh anytime you were sad. he was loved. >> reporter: but with the grief he was outraged. >> what do we want? >> justice. >> reporter: hundreds of protesters took to the streets tuesday, many of them teenagers skipping school. demanding justice for lopez, gun down by a sheriff's deputy last week who parentally thought the teenager posed a deadly threat holing what turned out to be a gun, an ak-47 replica. some think the deputy and his partner showed poor judgment or worse, deliberate
quarantine at the animal shelter. >>> the deputy who shot and killed 13-year-old andy lopez says he can't remember if he identified himself as law enforcement before opening fire and shooting and killing that young man. both dispatch records and eyewitness reports show that only about ten seconds passed between the time the deputy confronted lopez and the actual shooting. >> meantime, hundreds of people take to the streets of santa rosa again chanting andy over and over. they want justice for the teen's death. last week a deputy as we pointed out mistook the boy's replica gun for an ak-47 and shot lopez seven times. those marching believe the shooting was unnecessary and hope to make a change. the fbi now investigating this shooting. >>> right now a check on the halloween forecast. christina loren says perfect for getting all of the candy you can. >> that's right. trying to eat it all at once. that's a bad idea. good morning to you. as you can see here looking really good to start the day. this is from high atop san bruno mountain. looking really clear at this point. as a result all of
.com for the latest. >>> they will say their final good-bye to a 13-year-old boy named andy lopez. a police officer shot and killed the teen because the boy appeared to be carrying an assault rifle. it turned out to be a plastic gun. cnn's dan simon has the story. >> reporter: outrage at a northern california town. an ak-47 replica, a toy pellet gun, mistakingly identified by a sheriff's deputy for the real thing. the veteran officer firing, killing him. >> the reports are that he asked the boy to drop the weapon. and he didn't drop it. >> andy was not the type, believe me. if he knew it was a sheriff, if he was asked, andy would have dropped it, you know, i -- i don't believe that at all. >> reporter: friends and neighbors in santa rosa have held rallies, calling the shooting a combination of unnecessarily force and racism. some allege the shooter was profiled because he was hiss sb spannic walking through a low income neighborhood. >> i understand the community is angry. this is a horrible tragedy. >> reporter: the county sheriff told us he couldn't go into details of the case but he confirmed th
and the county. claiming the shooting was unconstitutional. the lawsuit alleges the deputy shot andy lopez without reasonable cause and that violated the boy's fourth amendment. almost two weeks ago the deputy mistook the boy's replica rifle for a real ak-47 and shot him seven times. the deputy claims the boy started to pointvj$ that at hid he feared for his life. we'll keep you posted on that. monday morning, how's it looking? >> pretty good, jon. let's start with the weather headlines. breezy to windy. a warm-up through wednesday. and then the big story is we are looking toward the return of shower chances into the end of the week and this weekend. 73 degrees for livermore, 69 in fremont, 70 here in san jose. looking good for slight warming tomorrow, we'll peak on wednesday. the clouds will increase and the best chance for rain looks like late saturday into sunday, mostly north of the golden gate bridge. good morning to mike. >> a lot of folks got a running start for the commute. that's caused additional bogdown. slow all over for the bay. we're looking to the south bay. jamming where i
sonoma county. andy lopez was shot several times last week while carrying a pellet gun. deputies mistook it for an assault rifle. fernando chavez is an attorney. thank you for being with us today. the deputies at the scene later said that, quote, as the subject was turning toward him, the barrel of what he thought was the assault rifle was rising up and turning in his direction. and that the deputy feared for his safety. does the family have a strong case here? >> well, it depends on the facts. as i understand, some of the witnesses now are saying that the officer did not identify themselves as police officers. if you take a look at the situation and assume the young man was walking away from them as he was and someone says, drop your gun, you're turning to look to see who it is, not necessarily turning with the intent to aim the weapon. and the fact of the matter is that the kid knew it was a play gun and it wasn't a real weapon. so i think that's a concern. one of the other issues, too, is the amount of time that transpired between the initial call that there was someone with a potenti
but his hood was down. lopez was also not wearing andy headphones or earbuds. also, police say a second deputy was with gelhaus in the car, but by the time the second deputy got out of the car, the subject was engaged and the threat was neutralized. >> the teenager charged with trying to shoot a romantic rival and stealing the lamborghini of celebrity chef guy fieri was found guilit in marin county. 19 year old max wade was found guilty of one count of premeditated attempted murder for firing shots into a pick up truck in april of 2012. he was also found guilty of auto theft and posession of stolen property in connection with the 2011 theft of a lamborghini belonging to celebrity chef guy fieri prosecutors say wade stole the sports car to impress a girl. even though wade was convicted as an adult, his attorney says the fact that he was a minor when the crimes were committed must >> the judge has to take into account the age and the class of maturity. >> a sentencing date is set for december 16th. max wade is facing 20 years to life in prison. >> we will take a break. coming up on the kr
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